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henty, g. a. (george alfred), 1832-1902
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abbott, jacob, 1803-1879
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andersen, h. c. (hans christian), 1805-1875
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European Libraries
collection
676,536
ITEMS
148.9M
VIEWS
collection
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Scanned books from various European Libraries.
The Library of Congress
collection
161,400
ITEMS
79.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 79.1M
Question or comment about digitized items from the Library of Congress that are presented on this website? Please use the Library of Congress  Ask a Librarian form . The  Library of Congress  is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. Explore...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
collection
90,003
ITEMS
60.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 60.7M
Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
University of Alberta Libraries
collection
105,738
ITEMS
38M
VIEWS
collection
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The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada. The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton. The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost...
Columbia University Libraries
collection
35,253
ITEMS
12.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 12.1M
Books from Columbia University Libraries . Our sub-collections: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection Missionary Research Library pamphlets WWI Pamphlets 1913-1920 Microfilm from Columbia University Libraries Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library Chinese law registers 玲瓏 Ling Long Clean Water and Air Act Amendments of 1971/77 Hebrew Manuscripts
78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.
collection
122,915
ITEMS
9.5M
VIEWS
collection
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Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter .  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P. . 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. The...
Topics: 78rpm, digitization
Source: 78
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
collection
21,747
ITEMS
7.7M
VIEWS
collection
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The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 B.C.), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments...
Duke University Libraries
collection
14,180
ITEMS
6.8M
VIEWS
collection
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for Duke University Libraries. The Duke University Libraries Digital Collections Program creates distinctive digital collections that provide access to Duke's library and archival materials in support of teaching, learning, and research at Duke and worldwide; and contributes collaboratively to national and international digital collections initiatives that benefit Duke and the larger research community. See a digital archive of thousands of vintage...
The Pulp Magazine Archive
collection
12,821
ITEMS
5.7M
VIEWS
collection
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Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps"), also collectively known as pulp fiction, refers to inexpensive fiction magazines published from 1896 through the 1950s. The typical pulp magazine was seven inches wide by ten inches high, half an inch thick, and 128 pages long. Pulps were printed on cheap paper with ragged, untrimmed edges. The name pulp comes from the cheap wood pulp paper on which the magazines were printed. Magazines printed on better paper were called...
OISE/UT Library
collection
2,625
ITEMS
2.5M
VIEWS
collection
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OISE is recognized as a global leader in graduate programs in teaching and learning, continuing teacher education, and education research. We are the largest and most research-intensive institute of education in Canada and one of the largest in North America. For more than a century, OISE has helped to transform education in Ontario, throughout Canada and around the world.
 Material for this collection provided by: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Daniel McNeil Collection
collection
16,642
ITEMS
2.1M
VIEWS
collection
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78rpm shellac discs donated from Daniel McNeil to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. The collection of 22,359 ten and twelve inch seventy-eights is one of the first that ARC worked with from beginning to end, and what a pleasure. Rare for us the discs were all carefully arranged on shelves by label, and then by manufacturer number. Even better, the weeks we spent packing up meant cake and coffee everyday at 4. Here’s Mr. McNeil’s...
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection
collection
316
ITEMS
874,432
VIEWS
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection is comprised of public domain books contributed by The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA from the Nitka Collection of Fantastic Fiction. Other contributions are from the University of Toronto and the University of California at Berkeley . Classics Flatland : A Romance of many Dimensions ( details | read it ) by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838-1926) Published in 1884 The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells (...
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Print versions of this unique collection of textbooks that were approved for use in Alberta schools are housed in the Curriculum Historical Collection at the H.T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library . Digitization of these items now enables many more researchers to search and obtain access to these historical documents. Also of interest is the digitized curriculum guides collection .
The Library of Congress
by Lockwood, Ingersoll, 1841-
texts
eye 72,076
favorite 95
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
texts
eye 61,767
favorite 102
comment 11
Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Ségur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874; Sterrett, Virginia Frances
texts
eye 53,507
favorite 211
comment 2
A wonderful book with 5 timeless French fairy tales magnificently illustrated with 8 beautiful and dramatic full page color and many black and white drawings by Virginia Frances Sterrett. "Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) first book, and she is often referred to as the 'female Kay Nielsen'."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Fairy tales
Sloan Foundation
collection
193,660
ITEMS
53,074
VIEWS
collection
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Books sponsored by by the Sloan Foundation .
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
texts
eye 49,160
favorite 34
comment 3
With: Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus / by the author of The last man, Perkin Warbeck, &c. &c. London : H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1831
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The Library of Congress
by Blake, William, 1757-1827.
texts
eye 45,782
favorite 30
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Esshom, Frank Ellwood, b. 1865
texts
eye 42,185
favorite 22
comment 1
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Topics: Mormon Church, Utah -- Biography, Utah -- Genealogy
Includes "The Mexican Veteran Pension Law" (p. 1)
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Topics: Mexican War, 1846-1848, Mexican War, 1846-1848
Duke University Libraries
by Topsell, Edward, 1572-1625?; Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565; Moffett, Thomas, 1553-1604; Rowland, John, M.D
texts
eye 30,257
favorite 45
comment 0
Paged continuously
Topic: Zoology
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
texts
eye 22,759
favorite 12
comment 0
26
Topics: Folklore -- Malay, Magic, Malay
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Dames, Mansel Longworth, 1850-1922
texts
eye 21,759
favorite 2
comment 0
I. Introduction. Translations, with explanatory notes. - II. Balochi texts
Topics: Folklore, Baluchi, Baluchi language -- Texts
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 21,017
favorite 9
comment 0
Weekly (1898-1939), monthly (1951-
Topics: Ethnology -- New Guinea, Barter, Folklore -- New Guinea, Magic, Trobriand Islands
New York Public Library
by Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, ed; Bassett, Mary R; Hammell, Will
texts
eye 18,327
favorite 25
comment 0
Topic: Children's poetry
Birney Anti-Slavery Collection
Topics: African Americans, Africa -- Native races
California Digital Library
by Geiger, Wilhelm, 1856-1943; Bode, Mabel Haynes
texts
eye 17,763
favorite 9
comment 0
Topics: Mahavamsa, Legends, Sinhalese, Sri Lanka -- History Sources Ancient period
The Library of Congress
by Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861; Sparks, Edwin Erle, 1860-1924
texts
eye 17,603
favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, United States -- Politics and government 1857-1861
New York Public Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, ill
texts
eye 17,337
favorite 62
comment 0
A collection of tales taken from German folklore and immortalized by the brothers Grimm
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Germany
The Library of Congress
by Clark, Byron N., ed
texts
eye 16,801
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Military pensions -- United States War of 1812, Plattsburg, Battle of, Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1814,...
New York Public Library
by Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972; Homer; 1882-1955, ill
texts
eye 16,222
favorite 17
comment 0
A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
Topic: Mythology, Greek
The Library of Congress
by Wise, Jennings C. (Jennings Cropper), b. 1881
texts
eye 16,075
favorite 6
comment 0
Includes bibliography and index
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784; Raleigh, Walter Alexander, Sir, 1861-1922
texts
eye 15,271
favorite 10
comment 0
31
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gollancz, Israel, Sir, 1864-1930; Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936; Rowley, Frank (association)
texts
eye 14,303
favorite 4
comment 0
RBSC copy: Editor's presentation copy to Frank Rowley
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 1916
New York Public Library
texts
eye 14,169
favorite 26
comment 0
Rhymes of the nursery -- Counting-out rhymes -- Children's rhyme-games -- Children's songs and ballads -- Children's humour and quaint sayings -- Schoolroom facts and fancies -- Children's stories
Topics: Children's literature -- Scotland, Nursery rhymes, Children's songs -- Scotland, Games -- Scotland,...
Topic: Oceania -- Guidebooks
California Digital Library
by O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953
texts
eye 12,751
favorite 4
comment 0
New York Public Library
by Aesop; Vernon Jones, V. S. (Vernon Stanley); Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, ill
texts
eye 12,687
favorite 23
comment 0
Topic: Fables
Abernethy Collection of American Literature
by Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
texts
eye 11,350
favorite 2
comment 0
Program for the inauguration of the Statue of Liberty on October 28, 1886. Includes the first appearance of John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "The Bartholdi Statue, " p. 61-62. This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Pamphlets Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892, Poem, Abernethy Pamphlets Collection
Community Texts
by ARNOLD LOBEL
texts
eye 11,335
favorite 8
comment 0
ENGLISH, CHILDREN'S BOOK, FROG AND TOAD ARE FRIENDS , ARNOLD LOBEL
Topics: ENGLISH, CHILDREN'S BOOK, FROG AND TOAD ARE FRIENDS, ARNOLD LOBEL
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 10,788
favorite 3
comment 1
Weekly (1898-1939), monthly (1951-
( 1 reviews )
26
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folklore -- England, England -- Folklore
Cornell University Library
by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834; Coleridge, Ernest Hartley, 1846-1920; St. John, Cynthia Morgan, 1852-1919. fmo; Wordsworth Collection
texts
eye 10,453
favorite 2
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 10,166
favorite 3
comment 1
Weekly (1898-1939), monthly (1951-
( 1 reviews )
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by Camden, William, 1551-1623; Philipot, John, 1589?-1645; Hovenden, Robert, 1830-1908; Harleian Society
texts
eye 9,913
favorite 4
comment 0
Includes index
Topics: Visitations, Heraldic, Heraldry
California Digital Library
by Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400; Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
texts
eye 9,881
favorite 5
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Creswick, Paul, 1866-1947; Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945
texts
eye 9,796
favorite 18
comment 0
Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
Topic: Robin Hood (Legendary character) -- Juvenile literature
Media History Digital Library
by Theodore Huff
texts
eye 9,739
favorite 12
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion Pictures
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 9,698
favorite 2
comment 1
Weekly (1898-1939), monthly (1951-
( 1 reviews )
26
Topics: Legends -- Scotland Argyllshire, Argyllshire (Scotland) -- Antiquities
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Pindar; Sandys, John Edwin, Sir, 1844-1922
texts
eye 9,197
favorite 6
comment 0
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New York Public Library
by Chisholm, Louey, comp; Spooner, M. Dibdin
texts
eye 8,864
favorite 21
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Bradbury & Evans; Virtue, George, 1793?-1868
texts
eye 8,576
favorite 52
comment 0
History of the Great Exhibition -- The science of the Exhibtion / by Robert Hunt -- The harmony of colours as exemplified in the Exhibition / by Mrs. Merrifield -- On the vegetable world as contributing to the Great Exhibition / by Edward Forbes -- The machinery of the Exhibition as applied to textile manufactures / by Lewis D.B. Gordon -- The Exhibition as a lesson in taste / by Ralph Nicholson Wornum
Topics: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England), Art and industry, Decorative arts, Victorian, Decoration...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 8,574
favorite 2
comment 0
26
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 8,510
favorite 2
comment 0
26
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 8,339
favorite 4
comment 0
26
OISE/UT Library
by Jacobs, Joseph; Batten, John Dickson, 1860-1932
texts
eye 8,195
favorite 7
comment 0
24
Topic: Folk literature, English -- Juvenile literature
New York Public Library
by Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, ill
texts
eye 8,160
favorite 15
comment 0
In his adventures into several fantastic lands, Gulliver meets giants, little people, men who live on an island floating in the air, and other creatures
Topic: Fantasy fiction
Includes index
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
texts
eye 7,871
favorite 12
comment 0
No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870 ed; Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887, ed; Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880, ed; Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874 ed; Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), Sir, 1836-1917, ed; Seaman, Owen, Sir, 1861-1936, ed
texts
eye 7,717
favorite 5
comment 0
Book review index
Topic: English wit and humor
California Digital Library
by Jackson, Arthur Mason Tippetts, d. 1909; Enthoven, R. E. (Reginald Edward), 1869-1952
texts
eye 7,593
favorite 6
comment 0
"Reprinted from the Indian antiquary."
Topic: Folklore
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870, ed; Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887, ed; Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880, ed; Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874, ed; Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), Sir, 1836-1917, ed; Seaman, Owen, Sir, 1861-1936, ed
texts
eye 7,588
favorite 5
comment 0
Book review index
Topic: English wit and humor
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Aesop; Townsend, George Fyler, 1814-1900. trl; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906. ill; George Routledge and Sons. pbl; J. Ogden and Co. prt
texts
eye 7,414
favorite 6
comment 0
Date of publication based on binding indicating publication in the 1870's
Topics: Animals, Children, Conduct of life
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 7,384
favorite 1
comment 0
26
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 7,278
favorite 8
comment 0
Absorbed American homes and gardens Oct. 1915; Living for young homemakers, Jan. 1962
Topics: Architecture, Domestic -- Periodicals, Landscape architecture -- Periodicals
New York Public Library
by Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953, ill
texts
eye 7,218
favorite 21
comment 0
Sinbad the sailor -- Aladdin and the wonderful lamp -- The story of the three calenders -- The sleeper awakened
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Arabian Peninsula
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 7,046
favorite 2
comment 0
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California Digital Library
by Jones, William, 1871-1909; Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
texts
eye 7,036
favorite 2
comment 0
Vol. 7
Topics: Ojibwa language, Ojibwa Indians -- Legends
E.J. Pratt Library
texts
eye 6,944
favorite 1
comment 0
35
Topic: Celtic literature
Whitney Museum of American Art
by Rockport Art Association
texts
eye 6,859
favorite 2
comment 0
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
Boston Public Library
by Grossmith, George, 1847-1912; Grossmith, Weedon, 1852-1919, joint author; Findon, Benjamin William, 1859-1943
texts
eye 6,668
favorite 6
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Dyer, John, 1700?-1758; Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917
texts
eye 6,650
favorite 3
comment 0
Introduction.--To the poet, John Dyer. By William Wordsworth.-- Grongar hill.--The country walk.--An epistle to a friend in town.--To Aurelia.- -The ruins of Home.--The fleece